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Procurement Officer

Kingston Parish, Jamaica
October 25, 2016

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Padmore District

Red Hill P.O.

St. Andrew

Jamaica, West Indies

October 25, 2016

Senior Director

Human Resource Management


Enon, Ohio, 45323, United States

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am hereby applying for the position of Procurement Specialist within your organization that befits my experience and qualifications.

I have a Diploma in Supplies Management and Government Accounting and a Associate of Science Degree in Accounting at the Management Institute for National Development (M.I.N.D). My customer orientation, pleasant and helpful personality along with my organizational skills is undoubtedly valuable in contributing to the continued success of SEEPEX inc.

My professional experiences, amongst others, have helped to mold me into a disciplined, trustworthy, hardworking and meticulous individual who strives to be the best in all I do. If granted the opportunity to be in your employ, I can assure you that my employment will be mutually beneficial.

I greatly appreciate your giving my application some consideration and await a favourable response.


Larose Sutherland

Ms. Larose Sutherland

Padmore District,

Red Hills P.O.

St. Andrew,

Jamaica West Indies

Tel. # 1-876-***-****


To obtain a position that will allow me to effectively utilize my knowledge and skills to make a meaningful contribution.

Skills and Competences

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Remarkable interpersonal skills

Strong motivational and inspirational skills

Ability to prioritize

Work Experience

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

2011-To Present Procurement Officer


Source suitable and registered suppliers from which to purchase, ensure that purchases are made within the procurement guideline, Ensured that supplier’s quotations are according to specifications, follow up on orders, Prepare accounting records for the division and submits to the accounts division for cheques to be drawn, prepare documents for the signature of programme manager as well as procurement manager, clear advances, prepare request for quotation and bid documents, fax purchase orders to suppliers for delivery of items, maintain good relationship with customer and suppliers and attend contact committee meeting in the absence of procurement manager.

2008 – 2011 Senior Salaries Officer


Prepare monthly salaries, maintain earning records and other salaries records, insert salaries details on FINMAN system, and prepare employers contribution of statutory deduction re NIS, NHT for remittance and assist in checking of payment vouchers.

2007-2009 Bank Reconciliation Officer


Collect bank statements and cashed cheques from banks, Prepare and post vouchers on the FMIS, maintain journal vouchers, assist on the clearing of advances and print statements from the FMIS.

2004-2007 Accounting Clerk


Compare cheques drawn with payment vouchers and prelist sheet for accuracy, Record cheque numbers on individual payment vouchers, prelist sheets and in prelist books, Ensure that all cheques printed are checked and certified before handed to cashier, Stamp “paid” on all payment vouchers, individual bills and documents attached, File payment vouchers in numerical order for all Heads of Estimate & Deposit account.




Collect and prepare receipt of public monies, Receive and issue cheques, Prepare lodgment books, Lodge public monies to various Commercial Banks, Post receipt & Journal vouchers on FMIS, Maintain petty cash imprest, Pay out petty cash upon request, Surrender petty cash imprest at end of financial year.


Records Officer


Update personal and business records, file records in alphabetical order. Assist human resources unit with files requested. Receive incoming mails and distribute within the organization,


Management Institute for National Development


Associate of Science Degree Accounting

2013-To Present

Diploma Supplies Management


Diploma Government Accounting


Available upon request

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